Flow and Sediment Transport at River Diversions

by Yalin Wang, Hydraulic & Water Res. Engineers, Inc, Waltham, United States,
Brian Barkdoll, Hydraulic & Water Res. Engineers, Inc, Waltham, United States,
A. Jacob Odgaard, Hydraulic & Water Res. Engineers, Inc, Waltham, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Flow pattern and sediment transport at diversions are studied. Submerged vanes are shown to be an effective measure for reducing sediment entrainment. Effectiveness of the vanes is evaluated theoretically and experimentally.

Subject Headings: Sediment transport | Vanes | Flow patterns | Entrainment | River flow | Rivers and streams | Submerging

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